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11/08/20 10:30 by Vincent Mislos
Canadian Amateur Meteorologist Frankie MacDonald Has This To Say About Bitcoin
Canada-based amateur Meteorologist Frankie MacDonald is now telling his followers to get on board with bitcoin.
â€śBitcoin is worth more than the American dollars,â€ť MacDonald said in a series of... Read More
05/08/20 09:48 by Bernice Nyambura
US Congressman Says Bitcoin Wonâ€™t Go Away, It Will Only Get Stronger
Bitcoin has value and will continue to advance and become a more and more important integral part of the future of Americans, according to Congressman Tom Emmer.
The pro-cryptocurrency and decentr... Read More
01/08/20 09:02 by Nick Chong
Bitcoin Just Broke Past $11,500â€”and Thatâ€™s Huge For Bulls
Bitcoin is ripping higher once again. In the past few hours, the leading cryptocurrency has begun to test the year-to-date highs at $11,500. And just minutes ago, BTC reached a local high of $11,700 a... Read More
31/07/20 22:49 by Erie Maxwell
Authorities Arrest 17-Year-Old Mastermind Behind The Twitter Hack Dubbed â€śBit-Conâ€ť
The recent Twitter hack echoed through the social media universe. Scammers made off with more than a hundred thousand dollars by taking over the accounts of celebrities, politicians, and even tech gi... Read More
30/07/20 02:00 by Nick Chong
Thereâ€™s a $15 Million Bitcoin Sell Wall Stopping $11,500 From Breaking
Bitcoin is pushing higher after correcting as low as $10,600 on Tuesday. As of the time of this article’s writing, the asset trades for $11,200 â€” a price point nearly 20% higher than that seen... Read More
28/07/20 05:00 by Nick Chong
Bitcoin Trends on Twitter in the U.S. and Canada as Price Jumps 15%
It’s been an absurd day for Bitcoin. The asset is up in excess of 10% in the past 24 hours, surging higher as crucial resistances fall to buyers. With one of the best daily performances in month... Read More
24/07/20 04:00 by Cole Petersen
Apple Co-Founder Claims Google is â€śDirectly Profitingâ€ť from Crypto Scams in Lawsuit
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is suing YouTubeâ€™s parent company Google, claiming that the video content platform is directly profiting from crypto scams that hurt users
These claims have come about... Read More
22/07/20 16:28 by Brenda Ngari
As Silver Smashes 6-Year High, Peter Schiff Calls It The â€śNew Bitcoinâ€ť
While bitcoin is yet to fully break out and is trading circa 50% below its all-time high of $20,000, silver has rocketed to a record high. Euro Pacific chief Peter Schiff who has always drawn compari... Read More
22/07/20 04:00 by Cole Petersen
Report: Coinbase Prevented Users from Sending $285k in Bitcoin to Twitter Hackers
Data shows that the impacts of the recent Twitter hack were fairly limited, with a small handful of users sending just over $100,000 worth of Bitcoin to the address shilled as part of a classic crypto... Read More
20/07/20 17:34 by Ponvang Bulus
Coinbase Users Were Prevented From Sending Over 30 BTC to the Twitter Hackers
Following the Twitter hack in which the hackers successfully stole $120,000 in BTC through a giveaway scam, Coinbase has revealed that it prevented over a thousand of its users from sending a total o... Read More
20/07/20 12:05 by Vincent Mislos
Why Grayscale CEO Barry Silbert Believes A U.S. Bitcoin Ban Wonâ€™t Be Coming At All
The chances of the U.S. banning Bitcoin are close to zero according to Grayscale CEO Barry Silbert, who cited â€śenough supportâ€ť in Washington D.C. that deems the worldâ€™s first cryptocurrency has... Read More
18/07/20 19:52 by Bernice Nyambura
About 22% Of Bitcoins Obtained By The Twitter Hacker Are Now Being Sent To Mixing Services
According to the latest report by blockchain analysis firm Elliptic, 22% or 2.89 BTC of stolen Bitcoins from Twitter scam have been sent to a Wasabi Wallet for laundering.
Elliptic analysis identi... Read More
18/07/20 15:24 by Bernice Nyambura
Elon Musk Is Unwittingly Pumping His Favorite Cryptocurrency Again
SpaceX and Tesla CEO is adamant to promote Dogecoin as his favorite cryptocurrency over Bitcoin. As one of the prominent public figures whose account was hacked during the twitter-bitcoin scam, Elon ... Read More
18/07/20 06:00 by Nick Chong
Crypto Tidbits: Twitterâ€™s â€śBitcoin Scam,â€ť Elon Musk & Dogecoin, Institutions Want BTC & ETH
Another week, another round ofÂ Crypto Tidbits.
It’s been another boring week for Bitcoin. This may sound like a broken record at this point, but it’s true. As the chart below shows, the l... Read More
17/07/20 23:00 by Tony Spilotro
Not Just For Selfies: Twitter Crypto Scam And How Social Media Transfers Value
This week, the popular social platform Twitter was hacked to promote a scam where $120,000 in Bitcoin was stolen. Similar crypto scams have run rampant on the platform for some time.
The ongoing issue... Read More
17/07/20 20:40 by Bernice Nyambura
The Twitter Hack Is A Massive Advertising Campaign For Bitcoin, Says Binance CEO CZ
While some people are still stuck trying to differentiate a Twitter scam from a Bitcoin scam, it turns out the latest scandal involving Twitter and bitcoin was just an advertisement for Bitcoin.
A... Read More
17/07/20 13:46 by Erie Maxwell
Twitter Hackers Made Off With Hundreds Of Thousands In Bitcoin. But Why?
Itâ€™s a tired old scam in the cryptocurrency world. An account that may or may not resemble a famous person will say:
Â â€śSend me some Bitcoin, and Iâ€™ll send you back double right away!â€ť
... Read More
17/07/20 10:03 by Vincent Mislos
Bitcoin.org co-owner likens giveaway scam victims to Bitcoiners who believe BTC price could hit $250k
The anonymous co-owner of Bitcoin.org lambasted victims of Bitcoin scam giveaways in a recent tweet that invited approval and criticism from his followers and the Bitcoin community.
In a tweet, CĂ... Read More
17/07/20 04:00 by Cole Petersen
Joe Biden Says He Holds â€śNo Bitcoinâ€ť Following Twitter Hack Imbroglio
What started as one crypto Twitter account being compromised ultimately became a widespread hack that resulted in some of the most prominent accounts on the platform shilling a Bitcoin scam.
This expo... Read More
17/07/20 03:00 by Tony Spilotro
Bitcoin Searches Spike On Google After Twitter Scam Goes Viral
As the saying goes, there’s no such thing as bad publicity. That old phrase is once again proving true, as search queries for Bitcoin spike following news of a Twitter scam going viral.
Could th... Read More
16/07/20 22:17 by Vincent Mislos
Is Bitcoin At Risk Of Being Banned Following The Huge Twitter Hack?
The massive Twitter hack that happened just a few hours ago could either be good or bad for Bitcoin and for cryptocurrency as a whole. Depending on who you ask, those who donâ€™t want to understand i... Read More
16/07/20 22:00 by Tony Spilotro
The Most Common Bitcoin Scams And How To Avoid Them
Yesterday, high-profile Twitter celebrities and other influential accounts were hacked to promote a Bitcoin scam.
The scam isn’t uncommon and is just one of many that involve cryptocurrency in s... Read More
16/07/20 18:25 by Olivia Brooke
Twitter Hack: Hereâ€™s What We Know (And Donâ€™t Know) So Far About The Bitcoin Thief
Cryptocurrency Giveaway scams are nothing new, but this year they have been the go-to method for hackers who have made and are expected to continue making millions of dollars from it. In the past wee... Read More
16/07/20 14:14 by Brenda Ngari
Peter Schiff Suggests Recent Twitter Hack Promoting Bitcoin Scam Is A Prelude To Bitcoin Itself Being Hacked
Bitcoin is arguably the most secure network in the world. The networkâ€™s hash rate is the amount of computing power dedicated to securing it and is often deemed as the litmus test of the overall sec... Read More
16/07/20 13:00 by Yashu Gola
Negative Media Coverages Wake Bitcoin as Price Falls to $9K
Bitcoin plunged towards $9,000 during the Thursday trading session as a flurry of negative media coverages engulfed the cryptocurrency market.
The plunge followed two weeks of flat price action that ... Read More
16/07/20 11:15 by Olivia Brooke
Twitter On Fire After Obama, Musk, Gates Accounts Were Hijacked to Promote Bitcoin Scams
It was galore of commotion for the entire Twitter space on the 15th of July. Users of the social media application have been left in shock after witnessing what Cybersecurity experts say is the ̶... Read More
15/07/20 22:33 by Nick Chong
Twitter Accounts of Elon Musk, Coinbase, Others Push Bitcoin Scam in Apparent Hack
Minutes ago, the Twitter account of Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out a suspicious message involving Bitcoin.
The message read: “I’m feeling generous because of COVID-19. I’ll double any ... Read More
15/07/20 02:00 by Nick Chong
70% of Crypto Twitter: Bitcoin Will Trade Above $20k by End of 2021
Since Bitcoin peaked at $20,000, investors have been asking when that high will be breached. For over two years, BTC hasn’t been even close to accomplishing that feat.
A new poll by a prominent ... Read More
14/07/20 20:50 by Brenda Ngari
Nearly 60% Of Bitcoin Investors Say Theyâ€™ll HODL To The Grave If The Price Stays Below $10,000
Most people will HODL their bitcoin investments to the grave if the price of the flagship cryptocurrency fails to push above the psychologically important $10K level. This is according to a poll cond... Read More
12/07/20 20:45 by Adrian Klent
Bitcoin Bull Anthony Pompliano Is Cryptoâ€™s Latest Groom
The co-founder of crypto hedge fund Morgan Creek Digital, Anthony Pompliano, one of the biggest names in the cryptocurrency community tied the knot with his bride Polina Marinova yesterday. While muc... Read More